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The politics of clean air

how the EPA set standards for coal-burning power plants

by Elizabeth H. Haskell

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Published by Praeger in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Coal-fired power plants -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth H. Haskell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD888.P67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20942162M
    ISBN 100030597013

    Clean Air Act: A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements Congressional Research Service Summary This report summarizes the Clean Air Act and its major regulatory requirements. The principal statute addressing air quality concerns, the Clean Air Act was first enacted in , with major revisions in , , and The act:Cited by:   For more than four decades, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has worked to eliminate harmful air pollution pursuant to the Clean Air Act of And for just as long, EPA’s efforts have been hampered by a tragic flaw in that statute: its exemption of existing industrial facilities—most notably, coal-fired power plants—from federal limits on some of the most common, and harmful.

    The Clean Air Act Amendments originally called for this rule to be completed more than a decade ago, with estimated health savings of $59 to $ billion that will be reached in when the rule is fully implemented. Despite these advances, the Clean Air Act is under threat from both the legislative and executive branches of the by: Clean Air Act Facts - 3: Incidents such as the Donora smog in the industrial town of Donora, Pennsylvania alerted the American public to the deadly effects of air Air Pollution Control Act of was passed concerns began to rise about the effects of using pesticides. Clean Air Act Facts - 4: President Lyndon B. Johnson passed the Clean Air Act of to establish a.

      The Environmental Protection Agency is threatening to withhold federal highway funds from California in the latest skirmish between the Trump administration and the Golden State.   All sides agree that amendments to the Clean Air Act could still be passed this year, although time is running out. But as one Senate aide noted, the mixture of clean air and politics was.


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